July 1 - July 31, 2019
July 1 - July 31, 2019

Akron Zoo - Staff

Akron Zoological Park

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 18,507 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    79
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    3
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    3
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    642
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    700
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    520
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    610
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    5
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    102
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1
    donations
    made
  • up to
    5
    waste audits
    conducted
  • up to
    1,215
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    625
    minutes
    spent learning

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  • August 5 at 3:52 AM
    That all should pick trash, for it never stop showing on the streets and sidewalks. May the litters will follow our example.
  • August 2 at 7:34 AM
    Big thanks to our Akron Zoo team for taking on the Plastic Free July Challenge! Keep it up all year round, and we'll see you here next Plastic Free July!
  • July 31 at 8:19 PM
    While scrolling though my Instagram feed I’m seeing lots of zero waste and plastic free ads! I think this is great and I hope that these companies will be successful and that some of the more expensive items will become more affordable over time, although as I’ve mentioned in other posts, sometimes I have to recognize these purchases as worthy...
  • July 31 at 7:45 PM
    Thinking about my next steps— looking for recommendations for toothpaste in reusable or recyclable containers and sustainable cat litter....
  • July 31 at 6:43 PM
    I think everything is interconnected. I want my pets to have the greatest lives they can and they can only do that if the environment is also being cared for. My dog loves being outside, but I don't want him in pollution and trash. And I don't want him polluting the environment so I properly clean up his waste. My snake has all natural...
  • July 31 at 6:31 PM
    I have enjoyed sharing with my friends and family about my journey this month. I had a good discussion with my fiancé after watching Minumaism together. Bringing out my plastic container (although I’ll admit sometimes I can feel a little embarrassed about it— something I’m working on!) can be a good conversation starter when I’m out to dinner...

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